The Queen has sent a letter of congratulation to Bradley Wiggins after he became the first Briton to win the Tour de France.
In the message to the London rider, sent yesterday, Her Majesty wrote:
– The Queen
I send you my warmest congratulations on becoming the first British cyclist ever to win the Tour de France.
Your historic achievement of claiming overall victory in this prestigious event is a great testament to the efforts of you and your teammates.